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Doctor insights on: Do You Gain Wieght After Only 1 Depo Provera Shot

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Dr. Cynthia Palabrica
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Depo Provera (Definition)

Depo-Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more


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Can only one shot of Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) for arthritis rheumatoid cause gain weight? How long does it last in the body?

Can only one shot of Depo-Provera Medrol (methylprednisolone) for arthritis rheumatoid cause gain weight? How long does it last in the body?

It could: Hard to say how long it lasts because there are a variety effects and suppression of you own body's ability to make your own cortisone. Weight gain can come quickly and i would be careful with overeatimg with the steroid boost you get from that high dose you get with depomedrol (methylprednisolone). ...Read more

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Is natazia (estradiol valerate and dienogest) or Depo-Provera shot better for fibroid tumors and severe pain? How are they different and which one is worse with weight gain?

Is natazia (estradiol valerate and dienogest) or Depo-Provera shot better for fibroid tumors and severe pain? How are they different and which one is worse with weight gain?

If you have fibroid: Tumors causing severe pain, without knowing any details like how many , how large and where they are located you need depo-lupron or surgery or both please ask your gyn about these options. ...Read more

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After one Depo-Provera shot , i didn't take my second shot and since i've stopped I have bled for over a month ! i'm scared , please help me ! :(?

After one Depo-Provera shot , i didn't take my second shot and since i've stopped I have bled for over a month ! i'm scared , please help me ! :(?

Expected : There is no reason to be scared. This is exactly what one would expect. Stopping the Depo-Provera shot triggered the bleeding. Your options are to restart the shot, start birth control pills, get a Mirena (levonorgestrel) iud, or wait it out until your cycles return to normal. ...Read more

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My last Depo-Provera shot was in jan. I was suppose to get my next 1 in march. I was trying to wait because I've gained a lot of weight. When to get the shot?

My last Depo-Provera shot was in jan. I was suppose to get my next 1 in march. I was trying to wait because I've gained a lot of weight. When to get the shot?

Any time: If you want to resume the depoprovera, you may do so at any time. Just make sure you have a negative pregnancy test prior to getting the injection. You will be protected 24 hours after receiving the shot. ...Read more

Dr. Francine Mosley
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Provera (Definition)

Provera is a progestin-based agent which is a kind of women's ...Read more